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UM Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum

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*Please apply directly via our website rather than replying to this listing.

We have over 300 regular volunteers who help maintain our gardens and natural areas, lead field trips and tours, greet visitors and guide them to what is in bloom in our conservatory or gardens, propagate plants, and help with research and photography. Our volunteers are passionate about our mission of promoting environmental enjoyment, stewardship, and sustainability through education, research, and interaction with the natural world, and we look forward to sharing that passion with you.

For a full listing of volunteer opportunities, including our required online application, please visit*: https://mbgna.umich.edu/volunteer/

Consider signing up for our eco-restoration workday email notifications to get information sent directly to you when these public opportunities are available (2nd and 3rd Saturday of each month). Sign-up link here: https://mbgna.umich.edu/support/group-volunteer-opportunities/

*Please apply directly via our website rather than replying to this listing. Only inquires submitted through our website will be responded to.

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About UM Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum

Location:

1800 N. Dixboro Rd., Ann Arbor, MI 48105, US

Mission Statement

Promoting environmental enjoyment, stewardship and sustainability through education, research, and interaction with the natural world.

Description

Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum are two properties in different locations operating as one unit within the University of Michigan.

Matthaei Botanical Gardens is located in northeast Ann Arbor at 1800 N. Dixboro Rd. Here you’ll find the conservatory; gift shop; classroom and meeting spaces; display gardens such as the Gaffield Children’s Garden, Bonsai & Penjing Garden, Great Lakes Gardens, and others; and many trails and natural areas. The Botanical Gardens are free and open 7 days a week.

Nichols Arboretum is located at 1610 Washington Hts. on the University of Michigan’s central campus next to the U-M hospital. The Arb is a haven for students, hospital staff, and visitors year-round. It’s also home to the Nichols Arboretum Peony Garden and several collections of historic or native plants such as the Julie Norris Post Collection of Ericaceous and Appalachian Plants, Centennial Shrub Collection, prairie, and others. The Arb is free and open 7 days a week sunrise to sunset.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1800 N. Dixboro Rd.Ann Arbor, MI 48105

(42.29975,-83.66274)
 

SKILLS

  • Habitat Restoration
  • Botany
  • Environmental Education
  • Gardening
  • Horticulture
  • Farming

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

N/A

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